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Verge Science is here to bring you the most up-to-date space news and analysis, whether it’s about the latest findings from NASA or comprehensive coverage of the next SpaceX rocket launch to the International Space Station. We’ll take you inside the discoveries of new exoplanets, space weather, space policy, and the booming commercial space industry.

SpaceX lands Starship prototype for the first time — and then it blows up

Third time’s (almost) a charm

With ‘Starbase’ and a new Starlink factory, Musk deepens foray into Texas

Japanese billionaire is looking for eight people to join him for a Moon voyage on SpaceX rocket

NASA’s latest Mars rover has the same processor as an iMac from 1998

Rocket Lab unveils bigger rocket and plans to go public via SPAC

Watch 2020’s hurricane season unfold in a mesmerizing four-minute timelapse

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin delays New Glenn debut to late 2022

Sun probe surprises NASA with incredible photo of Venus

There’s a hidden message in the parachute of NASA’s Mars rover

Perseverance might have more hidden messages

Here’s an interactive 4K view of Perseverance’s Mars landing site

Elon Musk co-authored a COVID-19 antibody study of SpaceX workers

Elon Musk says Starlink internet speeds will double to 300Mbps this year

SpaceX announces second crew member of its all-civilian space mission

Watch new dramatic videos from NASA’s Perseverance rover landing on Mars

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon performing ‘beautifully’ on ISS as NASA eyes a backup ride

The FAA is no longer concerned with SpaceX’s Starship SN9 and SN8

NASA’s Perseverance rover beams back first images from its wild landing

NASA is teasing an incoming trove of dramatic videos with the first set of still images from its new rover

NASA’s Perseverance rover successfully lands on Mars

Watch NASA’s 360-degree Mars landing broadcast from the best seat in the house

Watch as NASA lands its Perseverance rover on Mars

SpaceX reportedly raised the best part of a billion dollars to fund future missions

Elon Musk says the Biden administration shot down his carbon tax pitch

For being ‘too politically difficult’

NASA is bargaining with a US space startup for a Soyuz seat

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How you can help astronomers hunt for undiscovered worlds

NASA picks SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy to launch two key pieces of the Lunar Gateway

China becomes latest country to reach Mars with Tianwen-1 probe

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is accepting $99 Starlink deposits amid ‘deep chasm’ of red ink

The UAE reaches Mars for the first time with its Hope probe

How to watch the UAE’s first deep space probe reach Mars

Three countries are due to reach Mars in the next two weeks

Another SpaceX Starship nails clean test flight, but explodes on landing

Small launch startup Astra to go public at $2.1 billion valuation